Beaten from the start by Japan (0-5), Zambia gave up on its journey to the 2023 Women’s World Cup after its defeat against Spain (0-5) this Wednesday, during the second day .
Rolled out by Japan (0-5) for its entry into the running, Zambia recorded its second consecutive defeat at the 2023 Women’s World Cup this Wednesday. Executioners of the Chipolopolos Dames this time, the Spanish selection. La Roja feminine in fact massacred the bronze medalists of the last CAN with a clear score of 5-0. Opposed to the unarmed Zambians, the Iberian nation did not have to exert its talent to achieve the three points of victory.
Teresa Abelleira opened the scoring in the 9th minute, followed by a goal from Jennifer Hermoso in the 13th minute. Alba Redondo increased the score in the 69th minute, before passing the recipe to Hermoso, a minute later. At the end of the match, Redondo completes the score at 5-0 (85th). Despite a few attempts, Zambia was not very dangerous, with only 2 shots on target out of 10 attempts.
Zambia, eliminated after its two defeats, will try to save honor in its next match against Costa Rica. Did the difficulties encountered by the Chipolopolos Dames, in particular accusations of sexual assault against their coach and problems with first unpaid bills, precipitate this poor record of the Zambians with 10 goals conceded in two outings? The players and the Zambian Football Federation will have to explain themselves.